Create Embellishments for Greeting Cards and Journals (Beginners and Improvers)

Ref: C3129233

Handmade cards are special, they take time and effort because we want them to be as unique as the person who receives them. To make your cards even more unique why not try your hand at making your own embellishments? Embellishments can be used to add colour or texture and dimension to an otherwise flat or monochromatic project. They are also a wonderful way of covering up mistakes you might have made during the card making process. It is also a great way to use up scraps be they paper, fabric, or ribbon, and they are not just for cards they can also look stunning in your junk journal, scrapbook or tucked into your art journal.

Course aim

Creating handmade embellishments for cards and journals

Do I need any particular skills or experience?

  • This course is for beginners and improvers
  • You will need some basic supplies though if you are a scrapbooked, card maker or make Junk journals you will have what you need already.

By the end of the course I should be able to:

  • Create at least 3 different embellishments, using a range of materials and techniques and upload picture to Canvas

How will I be taught?

What kind of feedback can I expect?

What else do I need to know?

Basic papercraft supplies: paper pads, scraps, fabric, ribbon, glue, scissors, cardboard. A detailed list for each weeks project will be posted a couple of days before each session on Canvas.

Pre-course work, reading and information sources

What can I do next?

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Create Embellishments for Greeting Cards and Journals (Beginners and Improvers)

Enrolment Conditions

As a registered charity, and to meet our funders’ requirements, we need to check a few things with you before you enrol. Please check the details below to ensure you meet the basic eligibility critiera:

  • You are paying the standard fee (with a credit or debit card) or you are on any of the qualifying benefits
  • You have a valid email address so that you can receive confirmation of your booking
  • You have been resident in the UK, EU or EEA for the last 3 years
  • You are aged 19 years or older on 1st September 2021
  • You declare that the address you provide is correct and that you will provide evidence of this and your eligibility to live and work in the UK
  • You have read and accept our standard terms and conditions

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